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  1. Singin' in the Rain review: Show gets standing ovation as they make it rain on stageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

    THE audience was left singin' and dancin' and on their feet at the end of a show-stopping performance of Singin' in the Rain at the Bristol Hippodrome.


  2. Gay OSU Marching Band Member Says He Did Not Feel ExcludedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WBNS

    A former Ohio State University Marching Band member, who is gay, said he never felt discriminated against during his years on the band.


  3. Online Petition Growing For Reinstatement of Fired OSU Band DirectorRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | WBNS

    A petition of support is now in the thousands and growing for fired Ohio State Marching Band director Jon Waters.


  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WTKS-AM Savannah

    With the news of Billy Joel being selected for the Library of Congress' Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in November, House Speaker John Boehner chose to use 18 of the 'Piano Man's' classic songs as part of a list to slam of President Obama 's jobs plan.


  5. Patti LuPone, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this WeekRead the original story

    Monday |

    Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond.


  6. Swing Out Along the Saugeen ShoresRead the original story

    Monday | Sys-Con Media

    The Government of Canada is providing $5,900 through the Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program to support the 20th edition of the Canadian Big Band Celebration.


  7. Morning Roundup: OSU Marching Band alumni rally support for Jon...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Business Journal

    OSU Marching Band alumni rally behind Jon Waters, the Cleveland Clinic is adding a Holiday Inn, the FAA is looking into a Cleveland company's use of a drone, the Audubon Society wants people to speak out for emissions controls, the Cleveland Indians are using quants to understand fans, and Cedar Point's Sky Hawk ride is shut down after an equipment ... (more)


  8. Former OSU Marching Band Director's Attorney Calls Firing UnfairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WBNS

    Waters was fired on Thursday after a two-month investigation revealed a sexually-charged environment in the band and inappropriate rituals.


  9. Sophie Ellis Bextor, Rizzle Kicks and The Struts - Night Air at the Piers line-up is revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Bournemouth Echo

    TICKETS go on sale at 9am tomorrow for the Corona Night Air at the Piers event, which forms part of next month's Bournemouth Air Festival .


  10. Letter to the editor: Ohio State officials acted unfairly in firing marching band directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Lantern

    While I do not officially represent the views of the Ohio State University Marching Band or the TBDBITL Alumni Club, I believe I can speak for a very large and unified group of former band members and their families, friends and supporters that feel that officials from the Ohio State University have acted harshly, unfairly and without just cause in ... (more)


  11. OSU incidents mild in light of action takenRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | The Columbus Dispatch

    As a former member of TBDBITL, an active member of the TBDBITL Alumni Band, and a former high-school and college marching-band director, I am stunned that any such action has been taken against Jonathan Waters, the director of the Ohio State University Marching Band.


  12. Ian Clayton Column: Daydreaming about Featherstone singer Geraldine FarrarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Hemsworth and South Elmsall Today

    It's funny what comes into your mind when you're out walking your dog. The other Sunday I got completely lost in reverie about my friend Geraldine Farrar, who during the 1940s had been a very famous big band singer.


  13. Molly Ryan Comes to the Iridium, 7/29Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 |

    ScoBar Entertainment will present "Boardwalk Empire's" MOLLY RYAN for two shows on Tuesday, July 29th at 8 & 10pm at the Iridium.


  14. Go on vacation by watching these four classic moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 |

    Watch this brief biography of Gene Kelly and learn about his starring role in the Gershwin movie musical "An American in Paris."


  15. Picnic with the Pops photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Picnic with the Pops show was the marching band's first performance following the firing of band director Jonathan Waters.


  16. Ohio State band accused of sexualized cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 |

    The Ohio State University Marching Band, known for entertaining fans at sporting events with hypnotic formations choreographed to music, was also known among university insiders for a culture that facilitated sexual harassment, according to an investigative report.


  17. Culture change is goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | The Columbus Dispatch

    The Ohio State University Marching Band entered Columbus Commons before performing with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra at Picnic with the Pops on Friday evening, July 25, 2014.


  18. Billy Joel to be honored with U.S. Gershwin PrizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | New York Daily News

    The 'Piano Man' singer is the sixth recipient of the coveted prize that honors individuals for lifetime achievement in popular music.


  19. Spencer Theater Hosts Ottmar Liebert and Band Luna Negra in Concert TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 |

    Six-time Grammy Award nominee, and nouveau flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert, has released 25 albums and received 38 Gold and Platinum distinctions in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.


  20. IUP trumpet professor making appearance at Sunday concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Altoona Mirror

    "My parents were not musicians, but they loved music, and one of their favorite performers was Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass.